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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Injury claim jargon buster: Statement of truth

    In the context of injury claims, the statement of truth is a piece of text that is added to the end of a statement, detailing the particulars of a personal injury claim or application notice, defence, witness statements and other relevant, legal documents.

    The statement of truth

    This statement is essentially a declaration that the person signing the document believes that the facts stated therein are true. It should be written in the first person, refer to the content of the statement, bear the name and date of the document, and confirm the truth of the document.

    It must then be dated and signed by the person confirming the truth of the stated facts.

    Daunting prospects

    The thought of having to wade through piles of documents; trying to understand injury claim jargon; making statements of truth and more is doubtlessly a daunting one. It may even put someone injured by slipping, tripping or falling, for instance, off claiming for compensation altogether. There is, however, no need to worry.

    You are not alone

    Claims for injuries by slips, trips and falls, or any other type of accidental injury, for that matter, invariably make it necessary for the claimant to enlist the help of a solicitor.

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    A well trained, experienced solicitor will explain everything you need to know and/or do not understand, assist you in gathering all necessary evidence, prepare documents and more to guide you safely to a successful conclusion of your trip, slip or fall injury claim.

    Where to get a good solicitor

    If you sustained an injury by slip, trip or fall, a law firm, such as Accident Advice Helpline, boasts a nationwide team of specialist solicitors, with over 15 years’ experience in the personal injury compensation legal sector.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    Our highly recommended law firm has an exemplary reputation and a very high success rate. Our legal team has been helping claimants through the process of making public liability claims on a no-win no-fee* basis for 15 years. It is this vast experience that makes our company your best choice.

    Call us today on 0800 689 0500 and allow us to fight for the fall, slip or trip injury compensation you deserve.

    Date Published: March 2, 2015

    Author: Accident Advice

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.